“Outside New York, a high place where with one glance you take in the houses where eight million human beings live.”
I found this inspirational line from Teju Cole’s new book Known and Strange Things
Atop a bridge that connects the Bronx to Harlem
“When you try to stay on the surface of the water, you sink; but when you try to sink, you float’ and that ‘insecurity is the result of trying to be secure.”
— Alan Watts on the ‘law of reversed effort’, also known as the ‘backwards law’ when doing what’s right make things wrong (as featured in The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking)
Weekly Photo Challenge: Atop
“To you, clerk, literary man, sedentary person, man of fortune, idler, the same advice. Up!”
While misfits are born to clash, they often make a good match.